Archive - February 2013

Two dates changed for upcoming One Night Only TNA PPVs

TNA

TNA has announced that two dates for the One Night Only pay-per-views that will be taped at the IMPACT Zone in Orlando, Florida, have been changed. Originally, TNA was going to tape six shows in total – twice a day – on March 17, 23, and 24. The March 17 tapings will remain the same, however the 23 and 24 shows have been moved to March...

UFC on FUEL 7: Barao vs McDonald live from London tonight

UFC on Fuel TV

Live from the Wembley Arena in London, England, the UFC presents UFC on FUEL 7: Barao vs McDonald. The full card is as follows: Main Card (airing on Fuel TV) Che Mills (170) vs Matthew Riddle (170) Ryan Jimmo (205) vs James Te Huna (205) Gunnar Nelson (169) vs Jorge Santiago (170) Cyrille Diabate (206) vs Jimi Manuwa (204) Dustin Poirier (145) vs...

New Orleans Saints QB says WrestleMania 30 is coming to town

WrestleMania

Several readers sent in word that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wrote on his Twitter that WWE is bringing WrestleMania 30 to New Orleans in 2014. “The word from the French Quarter is that @WWE is bringing @WrestleMania to our house in 2014! #NOLA @MBSuperDome #WM30,” Brees tweeted. While there has been no official...

Trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s TNT reality show The Hero

The Rock (Movies)

Entertainment Weekly has released the exclusive trailer of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s upcoming TNT reality show which is titled The Hero. The show revolves around nine different people who try their action hero skills on various missions, testing their brain, brawn, and morality. The current WWE champion will be The Hero’s...

IMPACT TV report 02/14/2013

Impact

Impact begins with the traditional recap of the evil doings of Aces and Eights. The first person to the ring is Hulk Hogan. Hulk tells the crowd at England’s Wembley arena that he has 8 guys competing in 4 matches to determine the number one contender for Jeff Hardy’s title. The matches will be 1) James Storm versus RVD, 2) Christopher...

RAW rating for 02/11/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week drew a 3.1 rating and an average of 4,260,000 viewers, down considerably from last week. The show lost over half a million viewers – 550,000 to be exact – compared to the February 4 show. Hour one did 4,350,000 viewers, hour two did 4,250,000, and hour three kept losing viewers, scoring a total of 4,180,000...

El Generico appears at an NXT live event in full gimmick

El Generico

WWE’s newest acquisition – El Generico – made his debut for NXT yesterday during a live event which was not being taped as part of the NXT series. The popular and highly-rated former indy wrestler did not get physical in the ring however he joined Brodus Clay for a little dance after Clay defeated NXT’s Conor...

WWE to stop paying for Tammy Sytch’s rehab program

Sunny

Tammy Sytch’s comments on WWE’s rehab assistance in a recent interview with Kayfabe Commentaries has come back to haunt her as WWE has now said that they will not be paying anymore rehab stints for their Hall of Famer. In the interview, Sytch said that when Linda McMahon was running for Senate, the company put her in a $1,000 a day...

Take-Two Interactive takes over WWE video game license from THQ

WWE 13

Bloomberg is reporting that Take-Two Interactive has agreed to take over the development and production of future WWE games from the dissolved THQ. Court documents filed yesterday revealed that the agreement between THQ and Take-Two will save the company millions in bankruptcy claims. Yuke’s, which develops the WWE video games for THQ, will...

Pre-show match for Elimination Chamber announced

Brodus Clay

The pre-show match for the Elimination Chamber has been announced and it will be a tag team match that will probably contain some comedy. The 30 minute pre-show, airing on the WWE YouTube channel and Facebook page will feature the team of Brodus Clay and Tensai taking on Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow, despite Team Rhodes Scholars announcing that...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 02/11/2013

RAW

It’s six nights until Elimination Chamber! We obviously know the main event of the pay-per-view, so the question is how will C.M. Punk and WWE Champion The Rock duke it out one final time before their showdown on Sunday? Who will Brock Lesnar assault next, if at all? Apparently, their is a certain “Deadman” hanging around...

Final entrants for the Elimination Chamber announced

Jack Swagger

The final two – or actually three – members for the Elimination Chamber match to determine the number one contender for the World Heavyweight title at WrestleMania were chosen last night on RAW. The first one to qualify for the Chamber match was the returning Chris Jericho who defeated tag team title holder Daniel Bryan to earn his...

Dutch Mantel returns to WWE TV with Jack Swagger

Zeb Colter

Dutch Mantel returned to WWE television yesterday on Monday Night RAW under the name of Zeb Coulter following an absence of ten years. The man formerly known as Uncle Zebekiah accompanied Jack Swagger to the ring for his match against Zack Ryder and then cut a promo on how patriot he is. The 63 year old Carolina native has a long wrestling career...

CM Punk calls the Pope “a nazi” on Twitter

CM Punk

Former WWE champion CM Punk might have pissed off some of his Catholic fans after he called the Pope a “nazi.” The argument came on Twitter when someone that Punk follows said that he “did nazi that coming” regarding the Pope resigning from his post as head of the Catholic church. Punk liked the joke so much that he...